Who still reads the local newspaper or any newspaper for news these days? I recently saw an ad for a position at the local alternative paper looking for a digital content coordinator, essentially to help the paper “develop and define … Continue reading The Newspaper Business in the Age of Digital Media, Part 1
I was just writing an article about something that happened eight-years ago like it was ancient history and decided to pull up and post images from that event. Then I stumbled into this article by Michael Zhang on the PetaPixel … Continue reading Saving History: Rescued Film Project & 31-WWII Rolls of Film
Just over eight-years ago I was in the auditorium on January 9, 2007 and witnessed history when Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world. It seems weird that this happened only eight-years ago, and at the same time hard … Continue reading Witnessing History: The Best Steve Jobs Keynote
Hey Online Friends, I’m doing an informal survey about where we’re getting our news these days. I’m looking at re-engaging my former journalism-ways, but want to take the pulse of my social network friends on where you get your news. Thanks … Continue reading Where Do You Get Your News?
This video reminds me of the sense exploration that I grew up with during the Apollo era of the 1960s and 70s. It caused me to remember the good that we’re capable of when we lift our sights above the small … Continue reading Better Than This…
I don’t know if you’re more motivated to shop because of all the noise on TV and made by annoying friends with blogs (sorry about that)… but I know that I have to stop myself sometimes because there are things … Continue reading Is Cyber-Monday Still A Thing?
Hope y’all are enjoying Black Friday from the comfort of your home. Just a reminder for those of you doing your holiday shopping at Amazon.com, if you’d kindly begin your search with one of the links below it’ll help moi … Continue reading Reminder For Those Shopping From Home
Recent events have reminded me of the John Lennon quote, “Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.” I came out to Florida in 2008 because it was an opportunity to put all the things I’d learned … Continue reading Helpin’ a Brother Out
I’ve had a bad habit of watching any movie with Bill Murray in it. There have been more than a few clunkers, but what the hell, it’s Bill Murray. With this latest film, St. Vincent, let’s just say that most … Continue reading Don’t Leave Your Wallet with St. Vincent
Thru You Too, the second video collection by Kutiman was recently released. As a wanna-be musician/video-maker, I am so inspired by the marvelous creations Kutiman creates from all of these unrelated YouTube videos. The thing that gets me is that … Continue reading video fridays: Thru You Too by Kutiman
I first wrote about Kutiman back in 2009 when Patron-Musician-to-the-Geeks, Jonathan Coulton, posted in his blog about this musician/video-artist who had taken unrelated YouTube videos and created a series of six-tracks that was the best thing he’d heard/seen but was also … Continue reading Kutiman – Thru You Too – No One In This World [video]
JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 16: Anti-Apple Ads Smell Like Number Two: Unlike the whimsical Mac versus PC ads, Samsung’s and Microsoft’s snarky ads seem to be admitting to their number two position by identifying Apple as the competitor to beat. Odd … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 16: Anti-Apple Ads Smell Like Number Two